Maritime Tour along the Elbe beach

approx. 6 km, approx. 2.5 h

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    Maritime Tour along the Elbe beach

    Between Himmelsleiter and Teufelsbrück and from there on to Blankenese, the picturesque banks of the Elbe stretch out lined by the raised geest landscape. This offers a great opportunity for a quiet or not so quiet retreat with a view.

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    A - Strandperle

    On sunny days, the river bank at Oevelgönne below Elbchaussee is as busy as the Copacabana. People meet at the Strandperle, an iconic kiosk right on the water. Here, sausages, potato salad and beer are all to hand and you can even take a shower. Here you will find everybody sat enjoying life as they look across the water and bask in the sun's rays. And once the sun has dropped below the horizon, the harbour lights...

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    B - Alter Schwede (The Old Swede)

    Hamburg's oldest immigrant: the "alte Schwede". A boulder weighing almost 220 tons, the so-called "ALTE SCHWEDE" can be found on the Hans-Leip bank. It was recovered in 1999 during dredging work in the shipping channel and owes its name to its migration from Scandinavia to the Elbe during the Ice Age. Large boulders are very rare. The alte Schwede is almost four-times as large as the previous largest "Stein von...

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    C - Teufelsbrück Harbour

    Teufelsbrück - or devil's bridge - lies in the historic Klein-Flottbek district at the southern edge of the Jenischpark. There is also a jetty for Elbe ferries and a small yachting harbour. The area is today divided between the districts of Othmarschen and Nienstedten. The place draws its name from an ancient legend: At the ford where Elbchaussee now crosses the Flottbek district, carriages were constantly coming to...

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    D - Jenisch Haus

    Learn about the decor of the upper classes in northern Germany from the nate Renaissance to Art Nouveau (16th to 19th centuries).

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    E - Ernst Barlach Haus

    In 1961/62 Hamburg architect Werner Kallmorgen designed and built the museum in the functionalist style associated with the post-war period. The exhibition rooms have been carefully thought out in terms of their dimensions, structure and lighting arrangements and allow a fascinating presentation of the sculptures. In 1996 the museum was extended with special exhibition spaces.

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